Sarah Rodrigues

Sarah Rodrigues

Sarah Rodrigues gained a degree in Arts/ Law at Sydney University before relocating to London. She is a travel and lifestyle journalist with an interest in education and environmental issues, and has written for a number of publications including Metro and the Telegraph.

Campaigners against period poverty celebrate Spring Statement victory

Campaigners against period poverty are celebrating a victory today, after the government confirmed that free sanitary products will be available in all secondary schools and colleges as of September this year. In his Spring Statement, Chancellor Philip Hammond said: “In response to concerns from headteachers that some girls are missing...

DVLA backtrack following criticism over autism advice

Advice on the DVLA website relating to autistic drivers has now been reverted to its original text, following angry criticism levelled at the Agency for changing their disclosure requirements relating to autistic drivers without consultation with or communication to relevant groups. The DVLA website advice has been amended to instruct...

Use of social media for child grooming increases sharply

Following last week’s announcement that YouTube would be disabling the comments function on videos of children in an effort to keep younger users of the platform safe from predators, the NSPCC has reported that the use of social media for grooming children has increased sharply. Using freedom of information data...